9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Milan
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 1 night
3
Bologna
— 1 night
4
Cinque Terre
— Few hours
train:  2​h
5
Livorno
— 1 night
6
Rome
— 2 nights
7
Naples
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

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Milan

Milan
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milan online trip planner .

Paris, France to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Milan at 73°F and lows at 55°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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night
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cannaregio, Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, Libreria Acqua Alta, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): wander the streets of Cannaregio, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, then browse the collection at Libreria Acqua Alta, then make a trip to St. Mark's Square, and finally catch a live performance at Teatro La Fenice.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Nightlife Neighborhoods
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Gioielleria Eredi Jovon ©
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Black Fire - Rock Pub as well as Majani Cioccolato. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, look for gifts at Majani Cioccolato, take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, browse the collection at Biblioteca Salaborsa, then get to know the fascinating history of Via dell'Indipendenza, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Black Fire - Rock Pub.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Bologna trip planning site .

You can take a train from Venice to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Bologna, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Bologna

Nightlife Historic Sites Shopping
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Black Fire Pub ©
Black Fire Pub
Biblioteca Salaborsa ©
Biblioteca Salaborsa
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda ©
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vernazza, Bar Terza Terra, Chiesa di San Lorenzo, and other attractions you added.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Livorno.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Shopping
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Oratorio di San Rocco ©
Oratorio di San Rocco
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Chiesa di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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night
Livorno

Livorno ©
Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Montenero.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Livorno online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Livorno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Livorno are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Livorno

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Cala del Leone ©
Cala del Leone
Terrazza Mascagni ©
Terrazza Mascagni
Santuario di Montenero ©
Santuario di Montenero

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palatine Hill, St. Clement Basilica, Roman Forum, and other attractions.

Plan trip to Rome with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Livorno to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Livorno in May, with lows around 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palazzo donn'Anna, Underground Naples and Spaccanapoli. Step off the beaten path and head to Galleria Borbonica and Cloister of Santa Chiara. Venture out of the city with trips to Fornillo (in Positano), Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano (in Ercolano) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, contemplate the long history of Galleria Umberto I, stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Fornillo, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Spaccanapoli ©
Spaccanapoli

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